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Programs that pay for or provide equipment or other products which enhance the ability of people who have visual impairments or other disabilities to see and/or read; or which make television programs, feature films, home videos and other visual media accessible by providing a descriptive narration of key visual elements in these programs.

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Blind and Vision Rehabilitation Services of Pittsburgh - Community ServicesOffers assessments by licensed optometrists, prescriptions for optical aids, and the opportunity to try out aids ranging from magnifiers, writing guides, special lighting devices, and closed-circuit TVs. Clients are encouraged to borrow aids prior to purchase. Prevention of blindness programs including preschool vision and adult screenings. Transportation This free door-to-door service provides rides to any type of medical appointment or essential service need, such as obtaining a photo ID. Individuals must live in Allegheny County and appointments must be made in advance. Support Services These services include grocery and personal needs shopping with the individual, assisting with reading and filling out forms, picking up prescriptions, minor household repairs, adjusting clocks and reading instructions.AlleghenyCommunity ServicesBlind and Vision Rehabilitation Services of Pittsburgh
Blind and Vision Rehabilitation Services of Pittsburgh - Low Vision RehabilitationOptometrists provide examinations and prescribe optical aids, ranging from hand-held magnifiers to electronic devices designed to maximize remaining eyesight. Therapists train students on how to use optical aids in daily activities like reading, watching television, or recreational activities.AlleghenyRehabilitation ProgramsBlind and Vision Rehabilitation Services of Pittsburgh
Cambria County Association for the Blind and Handicapped Visual Reading AidsVisual reading aids.CambriaCambria County Assoc. for the Blind and Handicapped Vision ServicesCambria County Association for the Blind and Handicapped
Eyewear ShoppeVisual Reading Aids for visually impaired people in Cumberland, Dauphin and Perry counties.CumberlandVision Resources of Central PennsylvaniaVision Resources of Central Pennsylvania
Fayette County Association for the Blind Low Vision ServicesLow Vision Services enable the client to maximize the use of their residual vision in order to function more independently. Includes: • Consultation for low vision services • Evaluation with Low Vision Specialist • Demonstration of assistive aids and appliances • Digital Talking Book (A Free Library Service) • Assistance with Handicap Placard • Telephone Directory Assistance Exemption • Purchase of low vision aids such as UV shields, magnifiers, large print items, etc. FayettePennsylvania Association for the Blind - Fayette County Association for the BlindPennsylvania Association for the Blind

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